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  • Thailand's road deaths rise during Songkran festival

    BANGKOK, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Thailand reported a slightly higher number of road deaths but fewer traffic accidents and injuries across the Southeast Asian country during the Songkran festival, official data showed on Thursday.

    According to the Ministry of Interior, 287 people were killed and 2,060 others injured in 2,044 road crashes during the past week, with the traditional Thai New Year Songkran festival fal

    18 April 18 2024
  • Cambodia's trade with fellow ASEAN member states up 18.6 pct in Q1

    PHNOM PENH, April 18 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's trade with its fellow Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states hit 4.32 billion U.S. dollars in the first quarter of 2024, up 18.6 percent from 3.64 billion dollars over the same period 2023, said a report from the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday.

    The kingdom exported products worth 1.77 billion dollars to other ASEAN countries during the January-M

    18 April 18 2024
  • "Never compromise on nutritional quality of our products", says Nestle India
    New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): In the wake of recent allegations surrounding the presence of added sugars in infant cereal products, Nestle India has issued a statement defending the nutritional quality and safety of its offerings. Responding to accusations made by Public Eye, a Swiss investigative organization, Nestle India's spokesperson emphasized the company's unwavering dedication to providing high-quality nutrit
    18 April 18 2024
  • Steady Start Seen For Thai Stock Market
    The Thai stock market has finished lower in two straight sessions, tumbling more than 40 points or 3 percent in that span. The Stock Exchange of Thailand now sits just above the 1,365-point plateau although it may find traction on Thursday.
    18 April 18 2024
  • Market exchange rates in China -- April 18

    BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 25 major currencies announced on Thursday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System:

    Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan

    U.S. dollar 100 710.20

    Euro 100 759.80

    Japanese yen 100 4.6363

    Hong Kong dollar 100 90.707

    British pound 100 888.54


    18 April 18 2024
  • China wants to literally dig its way around geopolitical challenges

    A Beijing-funded shipping canal will reduce regional reliance on Vietnam, a fellow communist state and traditional rival

    China and Vietnam, two Communist neighbors with a shared revolutionary heritage, exist in a state of strategic unease. They are not enemies, and have significant trade connections, but neither are t

    18 April 18 2024
  • China loses to Thailand in AFC Futsal Asian Cup opener

    BANGKOK, April 17 (Xinhua) -- China suffered a 3-1 defeat against hosts Thailand in their 2024 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Asian Cup Group A opener here on Wednesday.

    Thailand took a commanding lead with three goals in the first half, but China refused to go down without a fight by choosing to use the power play early and often.

    The tactic went close to bearing fruit with Shen Siming drillin

    17 April 17 2024
  • Benny Blanco shares his favorite L.A. restaurants for tacos, seafood and Thai food
    Benny Blanco talks tacos, Thai food, his new cookbook and getting someone to make their "O face" on the latest crawl.
    17 April 17 2024
  • India achieves highest Oilmeal exports since 2013-14
    New Delhi [India], April 17 (ANI): India's oilmeal exports have soared to their highest levels since the 2013-14 fiscal year. According to data released by The Solvent Extractors Association of India (SEA), India's oilmeal exports during the fiscal year April 2023 to March 2024 reached to 4,885,437 tons, valued at Rs. 15,370 crores. The export represents an increase of 13% in quantity and 35% in value compared to the prev
    17 April 17 2024
  • New Zealand, Thailand to build strategic partnership

    WELLINGTON, April 17 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand and Thailand will upgrade their bilateral relationship to a strategic partnership by 2026, the prime ministers of the two countries said on Wednesday.

    "New Zealand and Thailand have a lot to offer each other. We have a strong mutual desire to build on our long-standing and warm relationship," Prime Minister Christopher Luxon said after meeting with his Thai counterpar

    17 April 17 2024